A Scrumptious new year round throw
When Red Heart Yarns released their new Amore yarn, I HAD to try it. Just feeling the skein in the store made me clear the shelves (and I'm not joking!). Mind you, the shelves weren't very full of this yarn so I had to keep checking for more each time I went to town. It took some time to get the amount of yarn I wanted for a few different designs but the wait was SO worth it! If you haven't tried Red Heart Amore yet, don't wait any longer. It is so soft and flexible and comfy and feels like butter to work with.
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The Wrapped in Ribbon Blanket is great for year round use! Using the Amore yarn, it drapes nicely and is comfy cozy for cool summer evenings. Using other 4ww yarns (as seen below) make this wonderfully warm for winter too.
Crochet Pattern Supplies and Details
Welcome to the MCAL for the Cabled Blooms Blanket!
A few words of encouragement before we start. The skill level for this crochet pattern is considered intermediate because of the use of post stitches and a few other stitches that a beginner may not be familiar with. I will be adding photo & video tutorials to help with those stitches so don't be afraid to try it out! It never hurts to try.
While I used Yarnspirations Caron Simply Soft Yarn for my pattern swatch, I will be using Premier Yarn's Everyday yarn for my full blanket. It's all about the color for me and it's ok to use something different. This pattern will work well using a variety of yarns. If you enjoy working with thread, consider working 1 section wide of the instructions to create a stunning table runner. If you enjoy working with baby yarn, go for it! If Red Heart Super Saver is your go to, go right ahead!
The size of your finished project will vary from mine but that's ok. I'll be giving you instructions to work as close to your desired size as you can.
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A Quick and Simple Blanket Crochet Pattern
The C2C or Corner to Corner blankets are EVERYWERE! The crochet stitch used for this blanket is a fun one to work and is sort of a mindless project stitch. Years and years and years ago (20 or more), I learned this stitch as the Brick Stitch. I've seen it called by other names and I've also seen other stitches called the Brick Stitch. No matter the name you call it, it still works out the same.
This blanket is worked from side to side and creates a fun little chevron look when using more than one color. It's easy to work to the size you want which means you're not limited to just a baby blanket or throw size. Make it yours! Have fun with colors and enjoy some crochet time!
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Brick Stitch Blanket Instructions
Skill Level: Easy
Terms: US Crochet Terminology
Materials: 1575 yards Medium 4ww yarn
Finished Size: 3’x3’ or Customizable
Gauge: 6 dc & 3 rows = 2”
Stitches/Abbreviations: st(s) - stitch(es), sl st - slip stitch, ch - chain, yo - yarn over, sc - single crochet, dc - double crochet
Hdc Foundation Chain: If you’re unfamiliar with foundation chains, these tutorials may help
Brick Stitch (BSt): (sc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same stitch (see Photo 1)
Reverse Single Crochet: Insert hook in previous stitch to the right, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through both loops on hook
Note: If changing colors, do so in the last step of the last stitch of the row before the color change
Row 1: Hdc Foundation Chain in multiples of 3 + 1 to desired width/length
(a chain of 73 is about 24” with 1 Brick Stitch = 1”)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, *BSt in next st, skip next 2 sts,* repeat from *to* across to end st, sc in end chain (see Photos 2 & 3)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, BSt in next sc, BSt around ch-2 of each BSt across to end BSt, sc around ch-2 of end BSt (see Photos 4, 5 & 6)
Repeat row 3 until you reach your desired length
When you reach the height you prefer, complete the following:
End 3 Rows:
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